Appreciative Dialogue: Managing Self-doubt Through Inspirational Discourse

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Appreciative Dialogue in a counselling context is a shared experience between student and counsellor with the intention of moving from self-doubt to inspired, positive action. Influenced by the core principles of AI – and central to ApDi – is the understanding that the positive emerges through the possible. This article reports on a study of undergraduate and graduate students presenting with self-doubt, and its disabling impact, within a six-month period who engaged in ApDi specifically designed for a counselling relationship.


Author: Keith Storace

Keith Storace is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) and Associate Fellow with the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM). He manages a private practice at Kiku Imagination where he applies the Appreciative Dialogue (ApDi) therapy program to assist individuals move toward, strengthen, and enjoy what is meaningful while dealing with the challenges they encounter along the way.


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